Career Awareness

Health Care Career Festival

for High School Students

The Mayo Clinic Health Care Career Festival offers high school students in southeastern Minnesota the opportunity to explore a wide range of exciting career opportunities in a festive, engaging atmosphere. It's a fun day of learning, sharing and hands-on experience that provides career awareness education, information on career fields and opportunities to use patient care equipment.

Advance registration is required. Interested students are required to work with their high school guidance counselor or designated educator to apply, be approved and get registered for this event.

Register for the event here

The deadline for registration is Friday, Sept. 20 at 5 p.m., and attendance is limited. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis and closes by the deadline or once all available spaces are filled, whichever is first. Note: Schools may have their own earlier deadline. Contact your school's guidance counselor office for details.

The festival features:

  • Mayo Clinic department and career booths
  • College and post-secondary education booths
  • Seminars on specific career fields

Festival hours are 8:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019.

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Program Facts

What: Day long career exploration event

Who: Students in grades 10th-12th; 10th graders on an "if there is room basis"

Why: Career information and promotion, hands-on learning

When: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Location: University Center Rochester, Regional Sports Center field house, Rochester, Minnesota

Career Topics: Several